Monthly Archives: May 2012

Flavor Flav Faces Jail Time over Unpaid Child Support

Flavor Flav, former hype man for Public Enemy, is currently facing a 180 day jail sentence for failing to pay child support. Flav owes $111,186 in child support payments to Angie Parker, the mother of three of his seven children. By law, Flav is required to pay Parker $837.72 a week in child support. Parker… [...]

Parenting Time Expeditors and Parenting Consultants in Minnesota

If you are involved in a “high conflict” parenting situation (i.e. a divorce, custody proceeding, or post decree issue), the services of a parenting consultant or a parenting time expeditor may be appropriate to assist with on-going conflict in the case. But what’s the difference between a parenting consultant and a parenting time expeditor and… [...]

Father of 30 Kids Asks Court For Child Support Reduction

Desmond Hatchett, a 33-year-old man from Tennessee and father of 30 children, appeared in court this week to ask for a reduction in his child support payments. Hatchett has 30 children with 11 different women. The children range in age from infants to 14-years-old. The court currently requires Hatchett to give 50% of his earnings to… [...]

New Indiana Child Support Law Similar to Minnesota Law

On July 1st, a new Indiana child support law will go into effect. The law states that a non-custodial parent’s child support obligation ends on the child’s 19th birthday. Currently, a non-custodial parent is required to pay child support until the child’s 21st birthday. Children who are going to college do have the option to apply for court-ordered child… [...]

Childhood Obesity and Child Custody Modification

With child obesity on the rise, some are debating the need for child custody modification for obese children. Child obesity is a continuing problem amongst our nation’s youth. A recent study found that roughly 17% of kids aged 2-19 are obese. Some say that states need to take action against childhood obesity in the interest of protecting… [...]